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"Albemarle, a county in the central part of Virginia, has an area of about 675 square miles. It is bounded on the S. by the James River, and is drained by the Rivanna and Hardware Rivers. The Blue Ridge extends along the N.W. border of this county, which has a finely diversified surface and abounds with picturesque scenery. The soil is generally fertile. Indian corn, wheat, and tobacco are the staple products of the county. It is intersected by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad and the Virginia Midland & Great Southern Railroad. Thomas Jefferson was born in this county, Capital, Charlottesville. Pop. in 1870,27,544; in 1880, 32,618; in 1890, 32,379."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • In 1744, the Virginia General Assembly created Albemarle County from the western portion of Goochland County.

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